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Are you turning your tablet into your kids’ nanny?

My 6-year-old son goes to a school that has embraced technology. It claims to be a “Microsoft Showcase,” as well as an “Apple Distinguished” learning institute.

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

6 Reasons why retail therapy actually works

Living in today’s consumer-driven society, it’s no surprise that one of the things we find comfort in doing is shopping. If you’ve ever found yourself swiping through your favorite online shops during breaks at work, or bookmarking items to add to your future shopping cart in your spare time, then you’ve probably felt the value […]

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

CN Traveler’s best hotels in the world 2017 led by luxury Paris property

A hotel in India, two from the U.K. and one from Vietnam make up the top five.

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

WATCH: Chinese customers caught on video sleeping in Ikea display beds

An online video celebrity decided to expose some bad habits of customers with regards to sleeping in Ikea display beds.

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Wedding crasher dog gets adopted by newlyweds

Newlywed couple Marília and Matheus from São Paulo, Brazil had a memorable wedding when a stray dog wandered into their outdoor ceremony.

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

‘Proclamation of 8’ depicts state of unrest then and now

"My god I love drugs" goes a message on one artwork that's a satire on the war on drugs.

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

How do you ‘destroy’ an Hermès store?

SINGAPORE—“Rigor and fantasy,” “functionality and beauty” are phrases offered to describe Hermès’ home universe under its new artistic direction. As one steps into the elevator of the Hermès flagship boutique here (Liat Tower, 541 Orchard Road), its walls and floor covered in the vivid graphic prints of the wallpapers from the 2017 home collection, it’s […]

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

How to turn an ’80s bungalow into a family-friendly home–as the doctors ordered

When an infectious diseases specialist and his dermatologist wife acquired almost 300 sq m of property in a quiet subdivision, it was primarily because they wanted to be near her brother.

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

How an ‘intelligent’ shade works

Smart homes are the future. We know about automated door locks, security systems, automated lighting systems, and air-conditioning with programmable thermostats. But what about light—that natural form of energy that affects our mood, productivity and concentration?

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Link between lack of sleep and gestational diabetes found

New research in the United States has found a link between a lack of sleep during pregnancy and an increased risk of gestational diabetes.

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

New Lonely Planet guide to world’s ‘best’ cities hits shelves

The book includes categories like the top five cities for bookworms, LGBT travelers, skylines, art galleries, coffee, museums, accessibility, cycling, architecture, wine and music.

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »